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  • Religion, Politics, and Polarizationby William V. D'Antonio; Steven A. Tuch; Josiah R. Baker

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2013; US$ 30.99

    In Religion, Politics, and Polarization, three esteemed scholars trace the confluence of religion and party in the U.S. Congress over time. The authors examine several issues of contemporary relevance as they trace the increasing polarization in Congress. more...

  • The Substance of Representationby John S. Lapinski

    Princeton University Press 2013; US$ 24.95

    Lawmaking is crucial to American democracy because it completely defines and regulates the public life of the nation. Yet despite its importance, political scientists spend very little time studying the direct impact that the politics surrounding a particular issue has on lawmaking. The Substance of Representation draws on a vast range of historical... more...

  • Lobbying for Social Change, Third Editionby Willard C. Richan

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 62.95

    This step-by-step guide to lobbying covers it allfrom the basics for beginners to specific techniques for experienced lobbyists You and I may never achieve major public office, but we do not need to in order to affect public policy. Author Willard C. Richan To effect social change, any lobbyist?s case must be presented with skill, knowledge,... more...

  • Filibusterby Gregory J. Wawro; Eric Schickler

    Princeton University Press 2013; US$ 36.95

    Parliamentary obstruction, popularly known as the "filibuster," has been a defining feature of the U.S. Senate throughout its history. In this book, Gregory J. Wawro and Eric Schickler explain how the Senate managed to satisfy its lawmaking role during the nineteenth and early twentieth century, when it lacked seemingly essential formal rules for... more...

  • The Citizen Lobbyistby Amanda Knief; Rev. Barry W. Lynn

    Pitchstone Publishing 2013; US$ 9.99

    A handbook for anyone who wants to learn about how to be active in local, state, and federal government, The Citizen Lobbyist shows how to have a voice in creating public policy. More citizen involvement is needed in our government processes to ensure the voices of the people are heard over the money of paid lobbyists, unions, and coalitions, both... more...

  • Killing Congressby Nancy Marion; Willard Oliver

    Lexington Books 2014; US$ 94.99

    Nancy E. Marion is professor of political science at the University of Akron. Willard M. Oliver is professor of criminal justice at Sam Houston State University. more...

  • Interest Groups and Lobbyingby Thomas T. Holyoke

    Westview Press 2014; US$ 6.99

    An examination of interest group politics, lobbying, and their role in the political decision-making process.  more...

  • African Americans and Criminal Justiceby Delores Jones-Brown; Beverly Frazier; Marvie Brooks

    ABC-CLIO 2014; US$ 100.00

    ? Provides historical context for controversial modern criminal justice practices that disproportionately impact African Americans today ? Gathers and analyzes historical and contemporary criminal justice cases which have had a significant impact on race relations in America ? Covers three centuries of racialized criminal law and criminal justice... more...

  • Founding Visionsby Lance Banning; Todd Estes; Gordon S. Wood

    The University Press of Kentucky 2014; US$ 45.00

    Lance Banning was one of the most distinguished historians of his generation. His first book, The Jeffersonian Persuasion: Evolution of a Party Ideology , was a groundbreaking study of the ideas and principles that influenced political conflict in the early American Republic. His revisionist masterpiece, The Sacred Fire of Liberty: James Madison... more...

  • Personal Roots of Representationby Barry C. Burden

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 36.95

    Despite heightened partisanship in the U.S. Congress and constituencies split along ideological lines, congressional representatives frequently buck their parties and seldom do precisely what voters ask. In Personal Roots of Representation , Barry Burden challenges standard explanations of legislative preferences to emphasize the important role that... more...